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Prosecutors on Wednesday implicated a D.C. businessman at the center of a local campaign finance scheme in an off-the-books effort that provided support for a 2008 presidential campaign.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley last week wiped his hands clean of donations made to his 2010 campaign by businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson.
Federal prosecutors on Monday accelerated their ongoing probe into Mayor Vincent C. Gray's 2010 campaign by charging an associate of one of the District of Columbia's most prolific political contributors.
The federal investigation into widespread D.C. campaign-finance irregularities has moved beyond lawmakers and prominent donors to include a little-known transportation company that doesn't seem to drive many passengers but has delivered campaign cash to city politicians.
RapidTrans Inc., a medical transportation company that gave up its license to drive passengers in 2008 and later lost its incorporation status, continues to deliver one thing: campaign cash to D.C. politicians.